Search Open Menu Close Menu Close Filters

Hornshole, Ormiston and Cavers

About This Route

Following the old railway line out of Hawick this route explores the area north-east of the town crossing over the infamous Hornshole Bridge; infamous due to the battle fought here in 1514. Here was a skirmish between English and Scots men in the aftermath of the Battle of Flodden (1513). There is a monument to commemorate this small Scottish victory in the wake of their crushing defeat at Flodden.

Statistics

  • Distance

    6 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Roads and good paths. Walkit route return is on rough path.

  • Towns

    Hawick

  • Altitude Gain

    110m

Similar Routes

Wilton Lodge Park - The Teviot
Distance:

1/2 miles

Level:

easy_access

Towns:

Hawick

Heiton and Bowmont Forest
Distance:

13 miles

Level:

long_distance

Towns:

Kelso, Heiton

Leaderfoot Circular
Distance:

81/2 miles

Level:

long_distance

Towns:

Melrose, Newstead, Gattonside, Earlston

Southern Upland Way
Distance:

212 miles

Level:

long_distance

Towns:

Yarrow Valley, Yair, Traquair, Lauder, Galashiels, Melrose, Longformacus, Abbey St Bathans, Cockburnspath

Page 1 of 4812345...102030...Last »